If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.